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CBS
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
reporter alison harmelin is live in lower manhattan. i understand passengers said it was almost like a bomb went off when that ferry struck that dock. >> reporter: good afternoon, frank. it was certainly a terrifying experience for all. there were hundreds of people on the ferry just coming into manhattan to do their jobs. and when it struck that pier, it was chaos. emergency crews spread out passengers on a pier in lower manhattan as they checked for injuries. >> when there's people all over the place, it's scary. >> reporter: the new york city fire department says dozens of people were hurt when their ferry hit a dock near the south street seaport. >> there's this loud bang and i just went forward. and my face hit the seat in front of me. >> reporter: passengers say the impact knocked people off their feet. >> i went flying in the air and i woke up dazed. >> reporter: the more seriously injured were taken off the boat on wheelchairs and in stretchers. dozens of others were taken to a bus behind me. a mobile respiratory treatment unit. the fer
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
a boat crashes into manhattan docs. we will have more coming up. staples is the number 1 office super store ink retailer in america. now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples, that was easy. >> welcome back of stories and sciences are tracking a great white shark off the coast of florida. jacksonville police sgt people to stay out of the water. a 16 ft., three 400 lb. great white shark was spotted about 50 mi. off the shore yesterday. a another great white shark was also spotted about 30 mi. off the coast. the sharks were tad last september are researchers in massachusetts. for the two sharks are wearing special gps tracking devices on their door so fence that also researches to see their roofs.routes. >> but it goes out a new york right now. scanner reports indicated the 17 people injured after a boat crashed in manhattan dock spread uc them being taken away and stretchers. about a dozen people have been injured. they're going to the hospital and this is where the accident happened. about 12 people are injured and thi
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
manhattan. there are a dozen injuries reported on the c street ferry which hit the dock pulling into pier 11 before 6:00 our time. 12 people are injured. minor injuries including one with a head injury, probably the person you are looking as because he is on a backboard with the head stabilized. other people are there on gurneys, as well. do not know anything about the damage to the ferry itself. they run several ferry routes including a popular route to the wall street area. more on this as it becomes available. you can see the coast guard going to the ship and providing treatment. first responders, coast guard, firefighters, all are there and people are being treated on the deck. we will keep you informed as the information becomes available. >> the nhlowners are meeting to vote on ending the lockout. if the majority approve the league moves closer to the end the nearly four month lockout of no hockey. more than 700 players must approve the deal. the nhl will begin a 48-game season on january 19. train camp including the sharks are slated to open on sunday. >> day two of the consumer elect
Comedy Central
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
, say, lower manhattan. >> jon: say, lower manhattan? what, no. don't say. why do you have to say? just don't say. come on. 9/11, a flood and a hurricane. we've had enough disasters. don't use us as the hypothetical. when did lower manhattan become standard unit of destruction measurement? that's what i want to know. why has it got to be... ( cheers and applause ) that could very easily be my pizza delivery xeno. for god's sake can't we convert back to [bleep] rhode island? how many rhode islands are. two regional wars. still not world war iii. iran and north korea. transitive property. someone call israel and tell them. i'm not sure but they may bet ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: welcome back. my guest tonight emmy-winning sportscaster for nbc, please welcome back to the program bob costas. ( cheers and applause ) nice to see you. >> how are you doing jon: always good to have a guest on that i can swap jackets with. we're going to talk sports. there's nothing that i like better than talking sports but before we get to the sports i have to talk to you about you found yourself at the ce
Telemundo
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
ferry contra un muelle en manhattan. >>> recuerdan a la diva de la banda a un mes de su muerte, muchos preguntan quÉ pasarÁ con su fortuna. >>> poeta hispano serÁ protagonista en la toma de posesiÓn del presidente obama, ediciÓn miÉrcoles del noticiero telemundo comienza ya. >>> muy buenas tardes, josÉ dÍaz balart. >>> y marÍa celeste. >>> comenzamos con la muerte de por lo menos 18 niÑos por brotes de influenza que afecta a varios estados del paÍs, mÁs de 1200 casos a nivel nacional. epidemia en 41 estados y es la peor en muchos aÑos se considera. >>> se trata de la peor temporada del virus de la in contra fl influenza en los Últimoss aÑos, 18 niÑos muertos, esta niÑa de 14 falleciÓ por complicaciones en minnesota y esta en texas. >>> potencial de convertirse en una pandemia. >>> piensan que se propaga mÁs rÁpido en invierno con el aire seco. >>> 41 estados batallan con pacientes. >>> niÑos y personas de edad avanzada los mÁs afectados. >>> de caÍda, dolor en los ojos, dolor de cabeza. >>> irene lleva siete dÍas enfermas, decena de personas sintiendose igual. >
SFGTV2
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
years and i said we need to have a tribal council. i went to manhattan in the fall of 2005 and the big boss of the whole group, nancy shepherd and carlin coburn in publicity. we met in a little room and i stated my case and they said, this is your first book so you need to listen to a few things here. first of all only 12 percent of nonfiction books make a profit and 2/3 are pre chosen by the publisher. we'd like to put our marketing arm behind us but your having to fight tear riz m to this. since i grew up in africa and worked pakistan for many years you never settle a deal without driving a hard bargain so i said if the hard cover doesn't do well, i'd like the subtitle changed later on for the paper back. julia and our other board relently pounded away month after month. i was in pakistan of december of 2006 and there was a new editor on the book and they said they decided to change the title to one man's mission to promote peace. the hard cover didn't do that well. sold 20,000 copies. while the paper back came out on january 30th of this year and since out it's been on the new yor
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
to manhattan. >> plus, 27 seconds of terror. a court hears heart-wrenching 911 calls from the colorado movie theater massacre coming up. >> and we have new information this morning on the investigation into the oil tanker that scraped the bay bridge earlier this week. the details next. [ female announcer ] there are lots of different ways to say get well to your loved ones. ♪ ♪ this came for you, mommy. [ female announcer ] but it takes the touch of kleenex® brand, america's softest tissue, to turn a gesture into a complete gift of care. [ barks ] send your own free kleenex® care pack... full of soothing essentials at kleenex.com. kleenex®. america's softest tissue. >>> at the moment, we have kind of we might call it a rogue virus out there. >> a nasty flu season off to an early and aggressive start. >> i don't think you can go through a career without having some interaction with the bottom or another vessel. >> new details about the bay bridge crash and the man at the helm. >> a man sitting in his apartment found himself in a life-and-death s
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
york and manhattan and we understand there are about a dozen people injured and we want to bring you that to you live and as soon as we get more information on that, we will bring that to you. >>> the first ever live video of a giant squid, it was spotted more than 2000 feet just off the coast of japan. they believe it is about 10 feet long. this is video of a giant squid grabbing on to a smaller squid that scientists planned to use as bait. >>> well it could soon be a thing of the past in california. they have proposed revamping those tests to focus on critical thinking and essays rather than multiple choice questions. it is being sent to the state legislature and if approved they will take affect in the 2014 / 2015 school year. >>> they are trying to combine two schools and that triggered a protest last night. now these students who attend this school marched with their parents and they are trying to combine a second school on to their campus. they say the school is not big enough to handle 600 students. >> one thing i love about our school is i am able to greet every student by na
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
where rescue crews say a crane has collapsed just across from manhattan. this is across the genes borough bridge and you get into queens, many of you have been here know of this huge pepsi sign that has been there for decades. this is where the crane has been collapsed. other local station has been on the scene for a few minutes and it happened less than half an hour ago. a crane collapsed. the accident happened just south of the bridge at 225 eastern standard time. four people are injured according to an official. they are saying as many of seven are injured. a captain of a passing tugboat tells my fox new york that he heard a loud bang and say the boom crashing down. weather is not an issue this afternoon. the winds are not high. the t79s are not extreme. we don't know what exactly happened. four people are injured. that confirmed as many as seven according to the helicopter pilot, sky fox. as we get crews on the ground we'll bring you an update. >>> first from fox at 3:00, two people are in critical condition here in city. a commuter ferry today it went wrong and slammed into a
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
at a ferry accident in manhattan this morning. at least 17 people injured. it's an active scene. we'll have details just ahead. >> also from new york live to the new york stock exchange. [ bell ringing ] as they ring in the day of trading. we'll keep on eye on the numbers on wednesday, january 9. this is "today in the bay." >> announcer: from nbc bay area this is "today in the bay." >> good morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm john kelly. we have breaking news near atlanta where tragically, four children are dead after a duplex catches fire. the children range in age 8 months to 7 years old. no word on the cause of the fire. we'll tell you about a mother's heroic act to save one child from the flames. >> keeping the momentum going for stricter gun laws on capitol hill. today president obama will meet with groups on both sides of the issue. tracie potts joins us live. who is the vice president meeting with today? >> gun safety advocates and victims groups. the focus for the white house has been to try to get consensus on the rules or laws they are trying to push into administrativ
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
right now in downtown manhattan and you're seeing some of the injured being carried away. what we're learning there was a hard landing for a new york city ferry, that had an accident in lower manhattan as i said, around 8:40 this morning. i should mention that basically these ferries go back and forth between new jersey, staten island, all the lower parts of manhattan, ferrying people to work. clearly this happened during that very busy commuter time in the morning at 8:40 this morning. what you're searing a rescue effort that is underway. 15, one report says there are 15 people who are injured very early in this process to know exactly the extent of those injuries. but you can see on the left-hand side of your screen what may, yeah, i mean we have every reason to believe that is the ferry that hit. you can see it parked above where we're looking right now. but they are carrying off several people on stretchers and several of them seem to be lined up along the side as well. so this is a developing situation. there's a live shot. there is the chopper shot over lower manhattan this
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 1:05pm EST
challenges and many of them are man-made. let's take a look at lower manhattan. this was lower manhattan in 1609. this is lower manhattan now. all man-made filled areas. this is lower manhattan with the sandy storm surge. you can see that the man-made areas are the vulnerable areas to the storm surge. it is the way they are filled, it is the way they were constructed. we propose to recreate new york's smart home program. instead of just rebuilding a home today that we may rebuild again two years from now, three years from now, four years from now. we built it back once but we built it back once right and we mitigate for the environmental damage and disaster. i would rather pay more and put a house on piles today than rebuild that house. there are some places that people may choose not to build back. i've talked to homeowner who is have dealt with serious floods, flee, four, five times. many of them are saying i don't want to do it again. i would rather buy out the parcel and move on. there were some parcels that mother nature owns. she might only visit once every few years but she owns t
KCSMMHZ
Jan 5, 2013 8:00am PST
in manhattan, on 57th street. this is my wife elizabeth. we have been together for 53 years. as you can see from the various items in the apartment, we enjoy travelling all over the world. most of it was obviously on business. we lived in the philippines for ten years, where i found the most important treasure in our apartment, my wife elizabeth. this tankard we bought in germany, actually, in baden- baden. it's a wonderful example of ivory carving. it is seldom that one can find such a large tusk carved in such deep relief this is my grandson, a picture which was taken during a chess- tournament in 2005. he started to learn playing chess on this table. he has done really well and attended many different tournaments. when i come out of my living room, i have a wonderful view of manhattan. in spite of the wonderful different parts we saw in the world, there is no other place where we would like to live except in new york it was nice that you were able to visit us and spent a little time in our home in new york with my wife, elizabeth. i hope you enjoyed it and we'll see you again. >> anytime
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 12:35am PST
's juju chang got a look. >> reporter: it is lunchtime at the google office in manhattan, free food, all you can eat, 24/7. ashley is a happy googler who wants to show me around. >> i am saving myself. there is a lot more. >> reporter: good. like everything google the cafeteria has been hyperanalyzed and reengineered and, it is loaded with nudges to nudge people toward healthy choices. >> we come in the entrance way, you see the salad bar first. >> reporter: if you are starving you will go for the first thing you see. research shows people tend to pile up on the first thing they see. so the salad bar occupies prime real estate. >> color coded signs to let you know what is healthy. obviously everything in the salad bar is more or less pretty healthy. >> reporter: it wasn't always this way, the healthy nudges began when googlers started complaining they were packing on the pound. >> some people may gain 15 pound when they start working here. >> reporter: because the food is so great. basically it is your fault? >> i'm partially to blame. >> reporter: joe is the executive chef at google's m
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> so tell me about that. >> well, i live in manhattan, so i have a typical small manhattan kitchen, and, you know, by the time you put the toaster oven and the microwave and my husband's teas and the peanut butter, there's this much room for me to cook. so i actually, at a recent silent auction, i won a consultation with an architect to, you know, redo our kitchen, but my husband, jeremy, said to me, "well, where are you gonna get the money to do it? go on millionaire." so-- >> is that how this happened? >> one of the ways. that and my children harassing me every time i yelled at the television. >> well, then we better get that kitchen for you. >> yeah, so... >> no question about it. so let's recap where you are. okay, you're still taking on round 1. so far, you have banked $40,000. >> whew, yay. >> you're 10 away from the million. you have one lifeline remaining. >> okay.
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
to report on sunday. still ahead, frightening moments for passengers on a commuter ferry in manhattan. a crash injured dozens of people. >> a terrifying ski slope accident caught on video. what was supposed to be an extreme thrill ride ended unfortunately in a deadly >> look at this chaos in casualties in lower manhattan near wall street after a high speed ferry boat ran into a dock. officials say that 58 people were injured with two in critical condition. first responders are on the scene in minutes to tend to the victims. 343 passengers and crew were on the ferry from new jersey when the unexpectedly hard landing happened. >> i was sitting in the back of the ferry and the boat -- there was a tremendous impact. everyone moved forward. it was shocking. >> most of the injuries were minor. federal investigators are join local officials to determine the cause of the crash. the crew passed alcohol breath tests at the scene of the accident. >> vice president biden is meeting with gun safety organizations and victims' groups working on the response to the connecticut school tragedy. today's
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
as it docked in lower manhattan. brian flores is in the newsroom with the latest numbers on the injured. >> reporter: good afternoon. the latest is there are at least 57 people injured. two of them critically. we're hearing that one of those two people is in a very dire condition and may die as a result of the crash. the commuter ferry was on its daily commute from new jersey to lower manhattan when it crashed as it was trying to dock at pier 11. at the time, the ferry was carrying about 320 passengers. it can carry as many as 400 people. many of those passengers were reportedly near the exits and on stairwells. many passengers say they were thrown onto the deck of the boat. some slamming into windows, seats and even each other. this morning crews set up a triage near the ferry and many suffering minor injuries like cuts and bruises. others suffered head and neck injury. here now passengers describe the ordeal. >> i was actually sleeping. i -- all of a sudden we just hit, boom. and people were catapulting forward. it was a big bang. all of a sudden my face was in front of me -- was in t
SFGTV2
Jan 11, 2013 7:30am PST
hotel in manhattan. those were happy times and years later became a happy tomic with me, convinced early on that my father inhabited a magic world. a few years ago, while listening to a recording of cuban blues by chico, i remembered in new york in those stories of the 40's that chico and my father met at club cuba in manhattan and again in havana in the mid-50's. the sessions of chico's house in our neighborhood became so famous that even my father, not particularly fond of cuban jazz, couldn't resist dropping in once in a while at the much-talked about terrace. i listened to the rumba of chico's suite, then i would imagine chico back in new york doing arrangements for count bassie and ringo starr and i see myself turning into a big fan during my teenage years in havana. so that gives you a little idea about all these connections. i was born in havana in the mid-50's and my memory have many sounds. my history of my family has given me a variety of experiences and languages. my memory is like an orgy of music. i learned at an early age to get up on my feet and dance. looking at a photogr
SFGTV2
Jan 17, 2013 3:30pm PST
. the central steam plant idea, it's very popular in manhattan and we have some of it here. i think i went by one near mid-plaza and it services a small area. but what they do is they have central steamers and they supply heat and presumably maybe air conditioning, but certainly heat, through the steam system for huge parts of manhattan out of a central plant. seems to me that's a good way of doing it. >> they serve about 120 buildings, i believe downtown. it's -- it provides heating and cooling. and it's a nice system because it takes boilers and chillers out of buildings, and buildings connect to a centralized system. and this helps in the efficiency, environmentally, and therefore also economically because it's a tighter system so it needs less power. but it also frees up space within the buildings that the building owners then could rent or do other things with. and one reason why i really like it is boilers and chillers in individual buildings aren't monitored through our bay area quality management districts requirements. because they're new small. so putting them into a centralized
Univision
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
al bajo manhattan. >>> pensÉ si era una bomba, y pensÉ que mundo se acababa. >>> numerosas cuadrillas acudieron, y el ferry con mÁs de 300 pasajeros llegaba con mayor velocidad de la debida. la gente que estaba en fila sobre las escaleras saliÓ volando, aquellos que estaban en el Área del desayuno tambiÉn se golpearon. en horas de la maÑana 57 personas resultaron heridas, dos de ellas estÁn en condiciÓn critica. >>> hubo uno que se partiÓ la cabeza. >>> los transbordadores pÚblicos ofrecen una vÍa de transporte rÁpida entre la isla de manhattan y nueva jersey, pero en la Última dÉcada es la segunda ocasiÓn que se genera un aparatoso accidente provocando el temor. en el 2003 11 personas perdieron la vida en un ferry que regresaba de staten island. los capitanes de ese barco fueron sentenciados a un aÑo de cÁrcel. y mientras tanto las autoridades dijeron que continuarÁn investigando las causas que le dejÓ un gigantesco hueco al ferry. >>> gracias. y otro accidente en una obra de construcciÓn en queens dejo a varias personas heridas, una grua colapsÓ y los heridos fue
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
jersey to lower manhattan. a regular day until the crunch of metal cracked the morning and then the screaming began. we now know roughly 70 people are hurt. some of them quite seriously after the catamaran ferry crashed as it was docking. happened around 8:45 this morning. more than 330 people on board. >> you know, just doing my usual morning routine sipping coffee when there was a tremendous impact. and my head just slammed into the seat in fnt of me. >> everybody was on the back of the boat. people lined up on the stairs and they were thrown forward and people who were standing in the standing areas around the bar area where they serve breakfast. those people got thrown around. a lot of them got badly hurt. >> one passenger said it was like being in a car crash and he tweeted a photo showing a broken window on board. teens checking the inside of that ferry. inspectors say they were checking for more signs of damage and outside you can see what the collision to one of the cat that rans haul's. the company that owns the ship confirms workers recently changed the propul
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. this happened about an hour and 10 minutes ago and lower manhattan. look at the boat. it is ripped right open, almost like a tin can. it is a normal commute ferry that takes people from the jersey shore and to wall street. about an hour and 10 minutes ago its land and to the pier, injuring all those people. most of the people were already standing waiting to get off of the ferry. 53 injuries from this ferry boat crashed this morning. >> it is 7:11 a.m. and you may be getting their tax refunds later than usual this year. the irs is going to begin processing individual tax returns and january 30th this year. that is eight days later than usual. it is because of the programming of the irs computers and the printing of forms and instructions were delayed by congressional wrangling over the fiscal cliff. the irs says about 120 million individual taxpayers will be able to file their returns on january 30th and most people get their refunds on time. millions of american corp. are still getting paper checks for security and other federal benefits at less than two months to make the switch to electron
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
want them from manhattan, i want to know how much rich liberals with their bodyguards have gun permits. >> all righty, ann coulter says the snarky web side gawker.com, the headline says it all "here's a list of all the a-holes who own guns in new york city, 446 pages worth. critics say publicly naming gun owners is a dangerous thing to do, invites criminals into your home or outs police officers and fbi agencies or fbi agents rather. maybe that's understandable but there seems to be a cult of secrecy about gun ownership in america. the nra successfully lobbied to have it included in obama care a provision that prevents doctors from asking patients if they own a gun, and the nra also opposes a national gun database. what's the big deal? why not say how many guns you sell? or allow law enforcement to create a list of registered gun owners. talk back question today why the secrecy surrounding guns? facebook.com/carolcnn or tweet me @carolcnn. i'll be back. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your mon
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am EST
that carries 77 million people between new jersey and manhattan each year was brought to a halt by the flooding. the call will -- station provide service to about 30 feet of people daily reopened to the public yesterday, more than a month and a half after sandy made landfall. to help illustrate how serious the flooding was, i would like to share this image from the past security cameras showing the sea water rushing into the hoboken station. where it carries more than 8 million riders each day, the damage was unprecedented. it shut down the entire nta system for only the second time in its 108 years of history. eight subway tunnels were flooded, some from the floor to the ceiling, and 12 subway stations suffered major damage or were destroyed entirely. again, i want to stress the importance of investing now so we don't have to pay again the next time this happens. where the tracks need to be raised, we should raise them. where subway stations need to be reinforced against flood waters, we should reinforce them. and where electrical substations need to be protected and elevated, let's protect an
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am PST
of ivory was confiscated in one of the largest busts out of two antique stores in manhattan. it is an issue of demand. >> it is a cultural thing, too. what is being done to sort of change that? >> it is a cultural thing in southeast asia. it is also a demand issue for people buying what they think are antiques here in the united states. there is a lot of efforts on the supply side of increased enforcement. organizations are waking up to the importance of the issue but trying to do education. buyer beware. when you buy a trinket to place on your mantle piece it is a beautiful carved ivory you are supporting organized crime, terrorism and driving animals towards extinction. that is starting to gain traction in southeast asia. the growth of the middle class in places like china that feeds demand for, say, shark fins, is allowing more and more people to afford these types of luxury items. it is a display of wealth. the key is for governments to step up and engage in enforcement and education to help people understand the true cost of what they are doing. >> exactly. before we leave i want to sh
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
're getting word of dozens of injuries now in a ferry accident in lower manhattan. >> reporter: and the search is on this morning for the thief that targeted the oakland museum of california, not once but the museum was hit twice. we'll tell you what was taken and what the museum is doing to try to catch the people responsible. >> reporter: it's judgment day for barry bonds and other baseball greats. we'll tell you why some people think when it comes to the hall of fame, they are out. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> police are investigating a violent night in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. paul chambers is live with information on injuries after a shooting and a stabbing just a block apart. paul? >> reporter: good morning, tori. now, police released the -- the scene here. take a look at some video here. police say the first time scene happened about 1:40 this morning. shots were fired in the potrero hill neighborhood. police say a 53-year-old man was exiting vehicle when he was struck by a bullet in his foot. he was taken to t
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
in the morning. hundreds of commuters use this route to come here to new york city to lower manhattan to the financial district, and elsewhere in manhattan. so again, about more than 50 people injured. two critically. and they're trying to secure the scene. investigators are here trying i to figure out exactly what may have caused this. >> ron allen reporting for us in lower manhattan. is he seaport. >>> we want to take you to washington, d.c., vice president joe biden giving remarks today in the series of gatherings at the white house. >> -- have been the victims of gun violence yourself. and as we know, the tragedy in newtown, connecticut, and we've been doing this a long time. a lot of tragic events, not only that has touched the heart of the american people so profoundly as seeing those -- learning of those young children and riddled with bullets. just -- it's emotional, and awakened the conscience of the country. and that tragic event did it in a way like nothing i've seen in my career. so we're here today with you on a matter that requires immediate action. urgent action. and th
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
. it happened at a dock this morning in lower manhattan, and at least 50 people at this point are reported hurt. we've got another deadline looming as well in our nation's capital. this one having nothing to do with deficits or budgets or cliff. after newtown, president obama asked vice president biden to come up with concrete steps to curb gun violence and said, quote, no later than january. so right now in the eisenhower executive office building, which is right next door to the white house, joe biden is sitting down with gun violence victims and gun safety groups. and our dan lothian is watching all of this closely. this all seems to be unfolding fairly quickly, certainly by washington standards. so do we know at this point where the joe biden group is heading in terms of policy, or is it an open book? >> reporter: well, you know, to some extent, it is an open book. and you are correct in that this is moving very quickly, and the president had pointed out early on that when he formed this group and had the vice president lead it, that he wanted to get some policy proposals by the end of this
Comedy Central
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm PST
manhattan flood do you sit back and think to yourself like, i told you. >> no, no, no. [ laughter ] >> jon: is that i a difficult think to wrap your head around? >> look, this thing is so serious and so beyond the tradition yam boundaries -- traditional boundaries of what we're used to dealing with. i wish the scientists whose wisdom i have delivered to people had been wrong. they wish they had been wrong. but, you know, we're doing it. we're putting 90 million tons of global warming pollution every day into the atmosphere as if it's an open sewer. it traps more heat every day than -- well, the equist lent of -- equivalent 400,000 here hiroshima bombs every day according to a scientist. this impacts all the rest. we have to do something about it. and, yet, you know, earth inc., it relines fossil energy for 85% of all the energy and it will take time. solar energy, wind energy, efficiency are coming down in price rapidly. a lot of countries are moving towards a carbon tax or cap and trade or both. even china now has a pilot. they are announcing the pilot for the national program in two year
SFGTV2
Jan 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
, manhattan, the harbor would clean the water. so, just getting people to wake up to what was just literally there 200 years ago, 150 years ago. you see the object and say what is that. you come out and hear these intriguing sounds, sounds like i have never heard in my life. and then you step closer and you almost have a very intimate experience. >> we could link to different institutions around the globe, maybe one per continent, maybe two or three in this country, then once they are all networked, they begin to communicate with one another and share information. in 2010 the website will launch, but it will be what you would call an informational website and then we are going to try to, by 2011, invite people to add a memory. so in a funny way the member rely grows and there is something organic about how this memorial begins to have legs so to speak. so we don't know quite where it will go but i promise to keep on it 10 years. my goal is to raise awareness and then either protect forests from being cut down or reforest in ways that promote biodiversity. >> biodiverse city often argued to
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
that this morning? this huge jolt rattled this morning's commute in lower manhattan. this commuter ferry crashed into a dock, injuring at least 57 people, two are in critical condition. the accident happened right around wall street, about 8:45 this morning. and you see there, look closely, center of the screen, you can see the gash in the ship's bow. this is the sea streak ferry, traveling from new jersey to new york city -- this is pier 11, if you know the area. a passenger says she was asleep when this whole thing happened. >> i was actually sleeping. all of a sudden, we just hit, boom. and people were catapulting forward. it was a big bang, and it was just all of a sudden my face was in the seat in front of me. it happened so fast. >> we do not yet know what caused today's crash. paramedics, they were out there, they treated dozens of people. >> the nature of the injuries are basically the two critical patients are head injuries, one was taken to cornell and the other one to beakman. 20 some odd other patients were long boarded for spinal immobilization and the others were walking wounded ta
CNBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
's a celebration for the opening of its 1,743rd store, the first ever on the island of manhattan. >> target in manhattan is like mecca. >> i'm thrilled. i mean, i'm a new yorker, so it's fantastic that they're finally here. >> it's such a relief. finally. i love that they picked this location. >> the location is a sprawling 174,000-square-foot complex in spanish harlem. >> target in new york -- first of all, it's like a village here. >> they've got everything you can possibly think of under this roof right here. >> over the last two decades, target has become a powerhouse in mass retail while developing an almost cult-like following. >> i have target sheets. i have target pillows. >> we have been waiting for target to come. >> everybody needs a target. >> some of america's hottest designers are enlisted to create exclusive lines for the harlem store. >> so, tell me about your collection. >> it's very colorful, lots of fun. >> oh, we're so excited. we're so happy to be collaborating with target. >> from the runway to main street, target transcends retail. >> yes, "tar-jay" is everywhere. >>
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm EST
a worker at the settlement house of the lower east side of manhattan. the largest concentration of immigrants live there. for the next 20 years, beginning in 1912, he rose to leadership positions in the whole number of social services and welfare agencies, providing disaster assistance and relief to servicemen and their families during world war i. unemployment and jobs programs or another can be handled and heading up a huge organization in new york city that provided health care services to the poor. by the mid-to late 1940s, he was among the most famous social workers in america. he cofounded the american association of social workers. as he rose to the top of his profession, his first marriage began to lose its stitches. he married a hungarian born jewish woman ethel gross, and she had been mentored by many of the women at the top of the new york social scale on the liberal side. and she was committed to the cause, as was harry. they raised three sons. about 1926 or 1927, based on letters and so forth, it appears that harry but she was too clingy and he had inherited his fat
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:15am EST
the most contentious example of all is the one on which diana furchtgott-roth, manhattan institute senior fellow, and our speaker this afternoon, focuses in her time and important new book, "regulating to disaster: how green jobs are damaging america's economy." in it, she subjects the assumption and policies which led to such a faded federal investments as solyndra solar panel manufacture as was that a 123 collector car battery manufacture to a waiting analysis which we of the institute have come to expect from this oxford trained economist who served as chief of staff for the council of economic advisers. sorry. during the administration of president george w. bush. in her book, she helps us understand why the failures of such direct investments in private firms are both significant problems in themselves and cautionary tales for those who would have the government rather than private investors allocate capital. the publication that regulates the disaster caps diane mr. shear as an institute senior fellow, i'll year in which has been prolific and influential. cited by reuters reporters
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